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Page 340 - Then gin I thinke on that which Nature sayd, Of that same time when no more Change shall be, But stedfast rest of all things, firmely stayd Upon the pillours of Eternity, That is contrayr to Mutabilitie ; For all that moveth doth in Change delight : But thence-forth all shall rest eternally With Him that is the God of Sabaoth hight : O ! that great Sabaoth God, grant me that Sabaoths sight ! COMPLAINT OF THALIA (COMEDY).
Page 7 - A remarkably pleasant book of adventures during several seasons of 'large game' hunting in Rnjpootana. The twelve chromo- lithographs are very valuable accessories to the narrative ; they have wonderful spirit and freshness.
Page 14 - Meadows' book is the work of a learned, conscientious, and observant person, and really important in many respects."— Tim eg.
Page 354 - Eyre' is a remarkable production. Freshness and originality, truth and passion, singular felicity in the description of natural scenery and in the analyzation of human thought, enable this tale to stand boldly out from the mass, and to assume its own place in the bright field of romantic literature.
Page 5 - Narrative of the Mission from the GovernorGeneral of India to the Court of Ava in 1855. "With Notices of the Country, Government, and People.
Page 14 - A most curious and interesting work."— Economist. THE BHILSA TOPES ; OR, BUDDHIST MONUMENTS OF CENTRAL INDIA. By Major CUNNINGHAM. One vol., 8vo, with Thirty-three Plates, price 30s. cloth. "Of the Topes opened in various parts of India none have yielded so rich a harvest of important information as those of Bhilsa, opened by Major Cunningham and Lieut. Maisey; and which are described, with an abundance of highly curious graphic illustrations, in this most interesting book.
Page 7 - The Life of Mahomet and History of Islam to the Era of the Hegira. By WILLIAM MUIR, Esq., Bengal Civil Service. Two Volumes Svo, price 32s.
Page 14 - THE CAUVERY, KISTNAH, AND GODAVERY : BEING A REPORT ON THE WORKS CONSTRUCTED ON THOSE RIVERS, FOR THE IRRIGATION OF PROVINCES IN THE PRESIDENCY OF MADRAS. By R. BAIRD SMITH, FGS, Lt.-Col. Bengal Engineers, &c., &c. In demy 8vo, with 19 Plans, price 28s. cloth. "A most curious and interesting work."— Economist.
Page 354 - Eyre' is not absent from this book. It possesses deep interest, and an irresistible grasp of reality. There is a vividness and distinctness of conception in it quite marvellous.
Page 14 - A Sketch of Assam; with some Account of the Hill Tribes. Coloured Plates, 8vo, price 14s. cloth.

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